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‘Return to Education’ Scholarship Application Due June 29

Lone Star College-Montgomery students—especially those returning to college after a major life or career change—have a unique scholarship opportunity from Assistance League® of Montgomery County.

Several $750 ‘Return to Education’ scholarships will be awarded this summer to worthy students who are entering or already attending LSC-Montgomery or Lone Star College-Conroe Center in pursuit of a career that benefits others. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the college in time for the fall 2012 semester and must be used in the 2012-13 academic year during the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

“Helping a person gain academic credentials to pursue a job or even enter a new career path because of a life altering event is an important boost we can offer Montgomery County residents,” said Janey Gehring, a volunteer with Assistance League®. “We are dedicated to helping worthy individuals, who find themselves in such circumstances, help themselves.”

Potential recipients must be 18 years or older, be a resident of Montgomery County, and have a high school diploma or GED. Candidates must complete an application, which includes an essay that depicts their need for financial aid, describes their vocational goals, and explains how achieving those goals will impact their life.  

The scholarship application can be found online at assistanceleaguemont-co.org or through the LSC-Montgomery financial aid office.

Completed applications are due by Friday, June 29. Applications can be mailed (postmarked on or before June 29) or hand delivered to: Assistance League Scholarship Committee, Attention: Janita Love, 126 North San Jacinto, Conroe, Texas 77301.  

For more information about the scholarship or Assistance League®, call 936.760.1151.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.